Information Assurance & Security Management Cyber Security Center

Undergraduate Programs

  • B.S. Information Systems & Technology with Cyber Security
  • B.S. Administration with Cyber Security concentration
  • B.S. Information Systems & Technology with Intelligence
  • B.A. Criminal Justice - Crime Analysis, Technical Proficiency Cyber Security

Students in the Cyber Security concentration must have access to a laptop computer for use in most IST concentration courses.

B.S. Administration with Cyber Security concentration

Administration core courses are foundation courses that all students must complete.

Please visit the Information & Decision website for a full list of Administration Core Courses.    

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration with Cyber Security concentration (44 units):

  1. IST 215 - Cyber Security (4)
  2. IST 276 - Systems Analysis and Design (4)
  3. IST 372 - Information Technology (4)
  4. IST 378 - Information Problem Solving (4)
  5. IST 415 - Security Systems Management (4)
  6. IST 474 - Advanced Data Base Management (4)
  7. IST 475 - Advanced Information Networking (4)
  8. IST 490 - Information Systems Planning and Policy (4)
  9. IST 511 - Information Security and Assurance (4)
  10. Eight units chosen from any IST or CSE major courses, HSCI 437, or CJUS 550.

B.S. Information Systems & Technology with Intelligence

Information on required core courses for this degree program can be found in the CSUSB Catalog. Please direct questions about this degree to the Information & Decision Sciences department.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems & Technology with Intelligence (28 units):

  1. IST 415 - Security Systems Management (4)
  2. IST 511 - Cyber Defense (4)
  3. IST 525 - Computer Forensics (4)
  4. PSCI 204 - International Relations (4)
  5. PSCI 325 - American Foreign Policy (4)
  6. PSCI 484 - National Security Policy (4)
  7. PSCI 590 - Seminar in International Relations (4)

B.A. Criminal Justice - Crime Analysis, Technical Proficiency Cyber Security

For information on required core courses for this degree program please visit the Criminal Justice department. This information can also be found in the CSUSB Catalog.

Technical Proficiency requirement in Cyber Security (37 units):

  1. GEOG 103 - Physical Geography (5)
  2. GEOG 306 - Remote Sensing of the Environment (4)
  3. IST 275 - Information Networking and Security (4)
  4. IST 215 - Cyber Security (4)
  5. IST 372 - Information Technology (4)
  6. IST 415 Security Systems Management (4)
  7. IST 511 - Cyber Defense (4)
  8. IST 525 - Computer Forensics (4)
  9. Select 4 units minimum from the following:
    • IST 276 - Systems Analysis and Design (4)
    • IST 282 - Business Systems I (4)
    • IST 474 - Advanced Data Base Management and Information Assurance (4)
    • IST 475 - Advanced Information Networking and Security (4)
    • IST 575 - Internship (4)